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Bobbie Berkowitz PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

  • Dean, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • Mary O'Neil Mundinger Professor of Nursing
  • Senior Vice President, Columbia University Medical Center
Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

    Education & Training

  • BSN, Nursing, University of Washington
  • MN, Nursing, University of Washington
  • PhD, Nursing Science, Case Western Reserve University

Contact Info

  • Office Phone: 212-305-3582

Committees/Societies/Memberships

  • 2013-present: Board of Directors, President-elect, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2011-present: Board of Directors, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
  • 2010-present: Board of Directors, Public Health Foundation
  • 2010-present: Research Advisory Panel, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • 2010-present: National Quality Forum Measures Application Partnership
  • 2007-2013: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine
  • 2006-2010: Board of Directors, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2011-present: New York Academy of Medicine
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Public Health Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • American Academy of Nursing
  • Institute of Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 2013: Certificate of Leadership Development, US Army War College; nominated and selected for the National Security Seminar at the US Army War College
  • 2012: Joint Civilian Orientation Conference; nominated and selected for participation by the US Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • 2006: Award of Merit (2006) Association of State and Territorial Directors Nursing
  • 2006: Theodore R. Ervin Award for Outstanding Service, Public Health Foundation
  • 2004: Hall of Fame Award (2004) Washington State Nurses Association
  • 1997: 19th Elizabeth Sterling Soule Lectureship
  • 1994: University of Washington School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 1993: American Public Health Association Creative Achievement Award in Nursing

Research Interests

  • Public health nursing practice
  • Health disparities
  • Public health systems and services research
  • Health policy

NIH Grants

  • PROPOSAL TO THE LCU FUND FOR WOMEN S EDUCATION FOR HOUSING SUPPORT FOR FEMALE STUDENTS AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING (Private)

    Apr 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017

    THE HYDE AND WATSON FOUNDATION GRANT (Private)

    Nov 20 2015 - Nov 19 2016

    MILBANK FOUNDATION FOR REHABILITATION (Private)

    Nov 1 2015 - Oct 31 2016

    PROPOSAL TO THE LCU FUND FOR WOMEN S EDUCATION FOR HOUSING SUPPORT FOR FEMALE STUDENTS AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NURSING (Private)

    Jun 1 2015 - May 31 2016

    DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION GRANT 2015-2016 (Private)

    Dec 1 2014 - Nov 30 2015

    UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF DEAN HELEN PETTIT (Private)

    Sep 16 2014 - Sep 15 2015

    HYDE AND WATSON FOUNDATION GENESIS EPIDURAL-SPINAL INJECTION SIMULATOR GRANT (Private)

    Sep 1 2014 - Aug 31 2015

    MILBANK FOUNDATION FOR REHABILITATION (Private)

    Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

    DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION GRANT (Private)

    Jul 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

    LADIES CHRISTIAN UNION HOUSING STIPENDS (Private)

    Mar 11 2014 - Mar 10 2015

    THE LINCOLN FUND FOR MINORITY NURSING SCHOLASHIPS (Private)

    Jul 1 2013 - Dec 31 2014

    LOUIS AND RACHEL RUDIN FOUNDATION ONCOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF SUSAN VOGEL (Private)

    Sep 16 2014 - Sep 17 2014

    POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE (Private)

    Sep 16 2014 - Sep 17 2014

    UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF MAY RUDIN (Private)

    Sep 16 2014 - Sep 17 2014

    RUDIN-UNDERGRADUATE NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS IN MEMORY OF MAY RUDIN (Private)

    Jul 1 2013 - Jun 30 2014

    THE LOUIS AND RACHEL RUDIN FOUNDATION UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF DEAN HELEN PETTIT (Private)

    Jul 1 2013 - Jun 30 2014

    MILBANK FOUNDATION FOR REHABILITATION SCHOLARSHIP (Private)

    Jul 1 2013 - Jun 30 2014

    THE LOUIS AND RACHEL RUDIN FOUNDATION ONCOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP (Private)

    Jul 1 2013 - Jun 30 2014

    DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION GRANT (Private)

    Dec 1 2012 - Jun 30 2014

    HYDE AND WATSON FOUNDATION LAB EQUIPMENT GRANT (Private)

    May 21 2013 - May 20 2014

    LADIES CHRISTIAN UNION HOUSING STIPENDS (Private)

    Feb 25 2013 - Feb 24 2014

    THE LINCOLN FUND FOR MINORITY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP (Private)

    Sep 1 2012 - Dec 31 2013

    DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION GRANT (2012) (Private)

    Nov 1 2011 - Oct 31 2012

    LADIES" CHRISTIAN UNION HOUSING STIPENDS (Private)

    Mar 13 2002 - Mar 27 2011

Publications

  • Poghosyan, L., Shang, J., Liu, J., Poghosyan, H., Liu, N. & Berkowitz, B. (2015) Nurse practitioners as primary care providers: Creating favorable practive environments in New York State and Massachusetts. Health Care Management Review, 40(1), 46-55.
  • Ezeonwu, M., Berkowitz, B. (2014). A collaborative community wide health fair: The process and impact on the community. Journal of community health Nursing, 31:118-129.
  • Berkowitz, B. (2014) The Emergence and Impact of the DNP Degree on Clinical Practice. In: Anderson B. & Knestrick, J. (Eds.) DNP Capstone Projects: Exemplars of Excellence in Practice, New York, Springer.
  • Ezeonwu, M., Berkowitz, B. & Vlasses, F. (2013). Using academic-community partnership model and blended learning to advance community
  • health nursing pedagogy. Public Health Nursing, 31:272-280
  • Berkowitz, B. (2012) Wisdom in our history. Nursing Outlook, 60(5).
  • Chen, Y. & Berkowitz, B. (2012) Older adults' home and community-based care service use and residential transitions: a longitudinal study. BMC Geriatrics; 12:44.
  • Berkowitz, B. (2011) The Policy Process. In: Mason, DJ, Leavitt, JK & Chaffee, MW (Eds.) Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, Sixth Edition, St. Louis, Elsevier.
  • Berkowitz, B. (2010) What if policy efforts fail? Nursing OUtlook, 53(3).
  • Berkowitz, B. & Borchard, N. (2009). Advocating for the prevention of childhood obesity: A call to action for nursing. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing., 14(1).
  • Berkowitz, B.& Gebbie, K. (2009) Nurses and policy: What more is there to say? Nursing Outlook, 52(2).
  • Bekemeier, B., Riley, C., & Berkowitz, B. (2007). Leveraging finances for public health system improvement: Results from the turning point initiative. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 13(6): 652-658. 
  • Bekemeier, B., Riley, C., Padgett, S. M., & Berkowitz, B. (2007). Making the case: Leveraging resources toward public health system improvement in turning point states. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 13(6): 659-664.
  • Tilson, H. & Berkowitz, B (2006) The Public health enterprise: Examining our 21st century policy challenges. Health Affairs. 25(4): 900-911.
  • Berkowitz, B., & McCubbin, M. (2005) Advancing health disparities research: A conceptual approach. Nursing Outlook. 55(3):153-159.
  • Berkowitz, B., Nicola, R., Lafronza, V. & Bekemeier, B. (2005) Turning point's legacy. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 11(2): 97-100.
  • Fleming, R., Berkowitz, B., & Cheadle, A. (2005) Increasing minority representation in  the health professions. Journal of School Nursing, 21(1): 31-39
  • Padgett, S., Bekemeier, B., & Berkowitz, B. (2004) Collaborative partnerships at the state level: Promoting systems changes in public health infrastructure. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 10(3):251-257.
  • Berkowitz, B. (2004) Rural public health service delivery: promising new directions. American Journal of Public Health. 94(10): 1678-1681.
  • Larson, E., Palazzo, L., Berkowitz, B., Pirani, M., & Hart, L.G. (2003) The contribution of nurse practitioners and physician assistants to generalist care in underserved areas of Washington state. Health Services Research. 38(4):1033-1050.
  • Berkowitz, B. & Nicola, R. (2003) Public health infrastructure system change: Outcomes from the turning point initiative. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 9(3): 224-227.
  • Ward, D, & Berkowitz, B. (2002) Arching the flood: How to bridge the gap between nursing schools and hospitals. Health Affairs. 21(5).
  • Berkowitz, B., Ivory, J., & Morris, T. (2002) Rural public health: policy and research opportunities. Journal of Rural Health, 18 (5): 186-196.

For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov